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Anglia Ruskin
Enterprise Academy
(AREA)

We engage with and support our enterprising students to encourage them to deep dive into the realms of business, through a range of programmes, activities, and events and provide them with networking opportunities.

Contact the AREA team and follow us on social media
Start-up evenings
Be Your Own Boss
Student Business Start-up Support
The Entrepreneurs' Community
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Student start-up success stories

We've collected just a few of our student entrepreneurs' success stories to celebrate their achievements and inspire you to follow in their footsteps.

Read about our successful student entrepreneurs
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Impact 24

Work with local organisations on our Students at the Heart of Knowledge Exchange (SHoKE) programme, including our 24-hour social action challenge, Impact 24.

Find out more about Impact 24 Find out more about SHoKE
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Further information

Find out more about AREA and discover advice, guidance and tools to help you at every stage of the start-up process.

About AREA Useful links for student entrepreneurs